O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé

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O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé
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Directed byDel Rangel
Produced by Renato Aragão
Written by Renato Aragão
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Del Rangel
Aguinaldo Silva
Starring Renato Aragão
Manfredo Colassanti
Gracindo Júnior
Music byRemo Usai
CinematographyCarlos Egberto Silveira
Distributed byEmbrafilme
Reserva Especial
Som Livre (DVD)
Release date
  • December 15, 1983 (1983-12-15) [1]
Running time
91 minutes

O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé (English: The Bumbling in Noah's Ark) is a 1983 a Brazilian adventure, directed by Del Rangel and starring Renato Aragão. This film is loosely based in the story of Noah's Ark, with humorous effects. [2]

The following is an overview of events in 1983 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.

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Renato Aragão said that O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé was inspired by Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark . It was done during the separation of the Trapalhões, which lasted only six months. Dedé Santana, Mussum and Zacarias made the film Atrapalhando a Suate, and there was competition between the two films in theaters. The song chosen for the opening of the film is called "Mars: Bringer of War" by The Planets composed by Gustav Holst.

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  1. "O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira . Retrieved May 17, 2014.
  2. 1 2 "O Trapalhão na Arca de Noé" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira . Retrieved March 19, 2015.